The London 2012 Paralympics have started with an opening ceremony that paid tribute to host Britain’s achievements in understanding the universe – and its ra…
A Jack Russell named Frankie is caught fare-dodging on CCTV after escaping from his home and hopping onto a busy commuter train. http://news.sky.com/story/97…
England test captain Andrew Strauss has announced his retirement from professional cricket with immediate effect. Strauss guided England to home and away win…
Koalas are not known for their swimming skills – but one made a splash with a group of Australian canoeists by hitching a ride with them. Amateur video shows…
Nasa has released new footage of the Curiosity rover’s touchdown, featuring the cheers of overjoyed mission control staff.
What does the Syrian civil war really mean for the region? Is it really about Iran and diminishing its influence? What is Israel’s primary goal? If the Assad regime collapses what could take its place? (Are the great powers and regional players even thinking about this at this point?) As the civil war rages, what […]
After two decades of negotiations, Russia has joined the World Trade Organisation. The lower trade barriers that come with membership will open up new opportunities for foreign businesses. Russian leaders say ordinary consumers will benefit as well because it will lead to lower prices. But economists predict the move will have a negative economic impact […]
Lawyers defending Guantanamo detainees say they are being persistently silenced inside military tribunals, with any mention of alleged torture in the prison forbidden. That’s as pre-trial hearings for five men charged over 9/11 are set to start this week, while attorneys claim legal restrictions make proper defence impossible. Colonel Morris Davis, the former Chief Prosecutor […]
Fernbeziehungen sind grausam – man kann sich nicht sehen, nicht anfassen und nicht küssen. Aber Moment! Das wird jetzt anders. Denn ein Forscher-Team aus Singapur hat einen Weg gefunden, sich auch über die Distanz einen dicken Schmatzer zu geben.
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A secretive religious sect in Mexico which calls itself The New Jerusalem has been under attack. The frustrated community has watched its schools and buildings being destroyed while authorites have turned a blind eye. Al Jazeera’s Rachel Levin travelled to the remote community in Michoacan state to find out more.
www.weforum.org 50% of the world’s population is under the age of 27, the majority of whom live in urban areas. With this in mind, we are becoming increasingly aware that solutions to our global challenges must purposefully engage youth, at all levels — locally, regionally, nationally and globally. This generation has the passion, dynamism and […]
www.weforum.org The Global Shapers community is comprised of many hubs around the world. Hubs undertake projects to improve their local community and increase the capacity for impact of the Shapers in each Hub.